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UNC Hazing Incident Allegedly Gives Walk-On Freshman A Concussion

This could be a fresh badge of stupid for North Carolina's revenue sports. Amid multiple academic fraud investigations, the school is now investigating a football team hazing incident that escalated into an "alleged group assault," according to Yahoo.

From the report:

During the first week of August, redshirt freshman walk-on wide receiver Jackson Boyer was involved in an alleged physical altercation with multiple teammates in his room at the A-Loft hotel in Chapel Hill where the team was staying during fall camp, sources told Yahoo Sports. The incident allegedly left Boyer with a concussion, sources said.


Yahoo reached out to Boyer's father, but he was "not really ready to comment." Coaches and players have also been silent because the investigation is ongoing. Hazing is explicitly defined and prohibited by North Carolina's Office of the Dean of Students; hazing a kid into a concussion, presumably more so. There's no word yet on any potential discipline, and no other players have been named.


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